dazzle

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

daz·zle

verb \ˈda-zəl\

of a bright light : to cause (someone) to be unable to see for a short time

: to greatly impress or surprise (someone) by being very attractive or exciting

daz·zleddaz·zling \-z(ə-)liŋ\

Full Definition of DAZZLE

intransitive verb
1
:  to lose clear vision especially from looking at bright light
2
a :  to shine brilliantly
b :  to arouse admiration by an impressive display
transitive verb
1
:  to overpower with light
2
:  to impress deeply, overpower, or confound with brilliance <dazzled us with her wit>
dazzle noun
daz·zler \-z(ə-)lər\ noun
daz·zling·ly \-z(ə-)liŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of DAZZLE

  1. Elvis always dazzled his audiences.
  2. Visitors were dazzled by the mansion's ornate rooms.
  3. She truly dazzles in her live concerts.

Origin of DAZZLE

frequentative of daze
First Known Use: 15th century

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